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The Thailand Basketball League (TBL) (Thai: ไทยแลนด์บาสเกตบอลลีก) is a men's professional basketball league in Thailand. The league is composed 11 teams on the Men's division while the Women's division consists of six teams. The league also consists of 3 divisions: Division 1, Division 2 and Division 3. The league has a similar organization and structure as the NBA.
|No. of teams||10|
|Continent||FIBA Asia (Asia)|
|TV partner(s)||MONO29, Mono Plus|
Thailand Basketball League was started in 2012 by the Basketball Sport Association of Thailand to develop basketball players in Thailand. Teams are composed of both Thai and foreign players. In 2012 and 2013 teams were allowed use 2 foreigners player on the court in the same time, but, in 2014, teams can have only 1 foreign player on the court at a time. The champions are awarded ฿3,000,000.
|2012||Thew Charoen Aksorn||-||-||-||-||-|
|2013||Hi-Tech Bangkok City||-||-||-||-||-|
|2014||Nakhon Pathom Mad Goat||-||-||-||-||-|
|2015||Mono Vampire||Mono Thewphaingram||-||-||-||-|
|2016||Mono Vampire||Hi-Tech Bangkok City||-||-||-||-|
|2017||Mono Vampire||Hi-Tech Bangkok City||Mono Vampire||Mono Thewphaingram||-||-|
|2018||Hi-Tech Bangkok City||Mono Vampire||Mono Vampire||Hi-Tech Bangkok City||-||-|
|2019||Thai General Equipment||Hi-Tech Bangkok City||Hi-Tech Bangkok City||Kabayan Pilipinas||Hi-Tech Bangkok City||Mono Warriors|
|2020||Hi-Tech Bangkok City||Mekong United BC||-||-||-||-|
Regular season and PlayoffsEdit
Regular season typically start in August. After the regular season, the league proceeds to the play-off round where the top 4 teams of the regular season match up for two games. The winners play in the final to determine the league champion.
Every team is required to send 1 player to the All-Star Team for the All-Star Game held in the middle of the season.
The league uses FIBA rules. Teams can have up to 2 foreign players in the roster but teams can only use one foreign player on the court. Teams can also have as many as five players from the national team but can only use three players on the court.
- Thailand Basketball Federation Profile
- "TBL". asia-basket.
- "Hitech claim third Thailand Basketball League title in dominating fashion". FIBA. 31 August 2020. Retrieved 10 December 2020.